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8-12
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Hialeah, FL
Students enrolled: 2,151
Before care: Yes
After care: No

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18350 Northwest 67th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33015

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(305) 557-3770
(305) 828-7380
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March 03, 2014
actually im a student. im just to join in this school. its make me interested. i hope you can allow me to join this school, i really really hope your opinion is good for me. and how to join this school?

- submitted by a community member
February 14, 2014
You were NOT a student at American Senior High School and I was NOT your teacher. Your have FOUR run-on sentences and that would have been impossible after taking my course. Patriots do NOT talk bad about each other or their school.

- submitted by a teacher
February 10, 2013
I would like to respond to the teacher who responded earlier. Please, don't insult students when you can't even teach. I had you for a class and it was a nightmare, our entire class filed complaints against you because you managed to upset every student and this is coming from a student you actually liked. Anyway, on the topic of the school. I was a student here from 2007 to 2011, I have very mixed feelings about this school. They have many teachers that are terrible, but have some that genuinely care and the memories I have of the good ones will follow me throughout my life, such as how the memories of the terrible ones will also haunt me and I bring them up whenever I want to tell a funny story to people. It really is a ridiculous school now that I think of it. It was ridiculous, but I enjoyed it for the most part. :)

- submitted by a community member
August 11, 2012
While this school does have a few good teachers most are just shameful. For starters the teachers will 87% of the time give you a long packet which you have never been reviewed on, and say i need it by Monday. Oh and no this isn't one of those know how much you know packets you get one of these almost everyday. They mostly gossip with their favorite students or teachers ABOUT students, openly too. Example: a teachers goes to lunch with other teacher and talk about how stupid this kid is or how fat that one is. how do i know? i actually hear them, they are not discrete at all. Oh but when open house comes they go into angel mode and appear as if they are the best, kindest teacher ever. I got 3 more years of this left but hey it readies you for college in that since you don't learn ANYTHING WHATSOEVER you get to cram the book and study all day and night to pass. If you pass the teachers give themselves a pat on the back for their hard work. Oh not only that but say a kid is getting beaten in the bathroom and a teachers hears about it ' don't worry kids sooner or later they will finish'. . BTW we cant make a complete sentence cause WE DON'T LEARN ANYTHING. I wish i could say more but.

- submitted by a community member
July 13, 2012
American to me is an okay school. i am still going to be in that school for the next three years and im not liking the idea. the teachers DON'T DO ANYTHING. i mean i was lucky to even pass the first year i DID'N'T LEARN ANYTHING at all i have to teach my self all my teacher either were always yelling at the students the moment they walk in. other teacher just sit there not even teach just give you something to do and that it while they are gossiping to there students. others give you grade just by favoritism nothing else if the teacher hates you they give you a bad grade. im not joking around because almost all my teachers where like that i've seen it my self . American needs teacher like mr. escalante from the movie stand and deliver.

- submitted by a community member
May 28, 2010
As my sister, cousins and myself were former students of american, I have to say that even though it started out very bad, then became a somewhat better school - there is still much lack. Now, my child is attending...The overall attitude is sarcasm from staff and teachers "acting" as if they care about the school/student, when they really don't. The reason more parents aren't involved is because they are blown off and quickly dispatched, considered a neusance for getting involved. Let's mention the teachers that are constantly complaining about having to teach, and saying so to the kids! Plus, their total lack in commitment to teach (most rather be on the INTERNET or gossiping with other teachers). It's a total dissappointment & insufficient leadership. Main problem is the messed up attitude not the budget! Slightly better school in the area for consolation?

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
September 23, 2009
Wow . Im currently a student at american now . I went into this school with an bad attitude from lawton chiles . I had bad grades but when i came to american my grades improved majorly . American is a great school . Trust me !

- submitted by a student
no rating June 17, 2009
Last year, our valedictorian was accepted to MIT. This year we have a few seniors are attending Ivy league Schools. Im my opinion, it's an overall good school.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 16, 2009
As an alumni I can personally say American was the best choice my parents made. I was involved since freashman year with countless other kids in clubs, sports, and associations. Like every public school it has deadbeats but for the most part the kids are all very intelligent. We have a really high number of grads reviving scholarships for sports and grades. I know classmates that got accepted into UF UM NYU FSU FIU MSU UCF UH MDHC Vtech and OSU just to name a few of the best. Don't underestimate the students because of their ethnicity social class economic status or the schools history.

- submitted by a student
June 15, 2009
this school is the worst school that you can ever imagine,i cant believe that it got a 5, a 3 maybe but a 5,whoever rated this was being to lenient

- submitted by a student
February 24, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2009
Has many and great extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 10, 2009
Many people believe that the school is bad. My freshman year there has been the best. They have a lot of really good students and outstanding academic programs. The school has tons of extracurricular activities and tries really hard to be involved with student's lives.

- submitted by a student
October 09, 2008
I thought this school would be bad, but it has been great! My son did not do so well in lawton chiles, and i thought that would continue in american, but i was wrong! The school has improved, there is no more violence, the teachers care for students and newsweek named it one of the nations best schools! To all the parents who think this school is bad, take it from me, i thought it was bad too, but it's great, and it will continue to do good in the future!

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August 09, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 03, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 04, 2008
As a former student of American Senior High, I must say... WOW! This public school is so very unorganized & way to crowded. All I keep coming across in these reviews is how wonderful AP courses are & hoe great the honors program is. What abou about the students who aren't in honors? Should they be exposed to the lower part of what is considered to be a 'no child left behind' program? Quite frankly, I believe we not to stop all of the rediculous budget cutting surfacing. Otherwise, American will never reach brilliance & most of our students (potential leaders & what not) will never fully reach for the stars so to speak. Our public school system needs more money! What's more important: being able to supply maximum amounts of money for our criminals in jail or providing money right now so students have better fates then that of jail.

- submitted by a student
March 23, 2008
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March 06, 2008
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February 26, 2008
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January 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 18, 2008
My child has some of the most challenging AP classes he has ever taken. Teachers do a great job challenging their student's minds. My daughter seems to love this school. I recommend this school to you and your child if you are ready for the experience of a lifetime.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 17, 2008
As a student fitting in seems to be a religion for many. At american high fitting in isnt hard getting along is easy and teachers are supportive and caring.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 02, 2008
As Alumni in American Senior High School, I would hands down recommen dthis school. The diversity of students, the enthusiasm of many teachers including counselors, and the motivation to compete academically was always present.I've attended private & public school & can honestly say this was the best positive experience.The area is not bad.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 21, 2007
The faculty is very helpful. They really do care about you and your child. Also, the teachers are some of the best.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2007
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July 19, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2007
The School has a bad reputation because of the Area that it is Located. In Actuality The School is Better than All the Schools in the Area. This Year it was rated Top 5% of Schools in the nation by Newsweek Magazine. The Environment, The Clubs, The activities, The Teachers & Staff are all excellent. Forget what everybody else says about the school, Experience it firsthand and you'll come to notice its not at all what people say it is.

- submitted by a former student
May 31, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 13, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Worst school I ever attended

- submitted by a student
July 09, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
June 28, 2006
This school has the potential to be very good. There is great need for organization of extracurricular activities and involving students. The leadership for most clubs is very poor and a lack of commitment. Timeliness of handing out progress reperts andreport cards is poor. Trying to communicate with teachers and counselors is near to impossible. Should invest in e-mail for all teachers and make communication more parent and student friendly.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2006
As an alumni of american senior high, I believe that the school strives to keep all students involved in the extra curricular activities of the school. The school gives students the opportunity to succeed while offering them a caring and safe enviroment to explore the opportunities of bettering themselves as individuals. The teachers at the school try to keep the parents aware of the different opportunities there child will have as a student. I am now finishing up my masters and I know that if it weren't for the individuals that helped me along the way while at American I would not be as successful as I am today.

- submitted by a former student
March 15, 2006
Quality of academic programs is not so good. Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities is to little. Level of parent involvement is too low.

- submitted by a staff
November 03, 2005
I believe this school is a great school...I am not a parent, or a teacher, but I am a student who's been to this school. Now I go to Miami Lakes tech, and let me tell you Im going back to American, because American beats Miami Lakes Tech by a long shot..Trust me!

- submitted by a student
September 07, 2005
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August 15, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 01, 2005
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- submitted by a student
July 07, 2005
AP and Honors classes in American High School are outstanding.

- submitted by a former student
no rating June 30, 2005
The academic programs are okay. The extracurricular activites needs more organization and the level of parent involvement is very poor.

- submitted by a student
April 21, 2005
This school is great!! Go Chris Acosta!!!

- submitted by a student
April 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2005
I LOVE AMERICAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. This school has great teachers, a great mix of races and alot of extra curricular activies. I recommend this school 100%.

- submitted by a former student
February 19, 2005
I believe that the school should have more programs for students in order for them to stay out of trouble. I also think that the school should add more academies because most of their future students are going to Miami Lakes Tech instead.

- submitted by a student
November 03, 2004
American high school is a great school and has a great learning atmosphere it has a history of exceling in academics and sports.

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2004
This school should have only intelgent children . because those whild children are given this school a bad rating (d's ) I was going to let my children go there but because of the rating NO NO AND NO!! BECAUSE OF THE RATING .

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2004
There are many extracurricular activities, but not enough focus on curriculum. More attention should be paid to helping students become motivated in their educational life and less in sports. This is why the school has scored so poorly in the FCAT & as an educational institution overall.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 23, 2004
The biggest problem with our school system is communication. The work load is heavey for everyone but we need to think about our future and how our we going to help shape it. Now my son has come home with two progress report that were borderline. As a parnet I look at myself first to see what I can do to improve his grades the first time around. The second time I requested a parnet teacher conference and the respons was the teachers will call you. It took about a week for 3 to 4 teachers to speack with me and they didn't have alot time (lunch break). My solution to this problem is to get in a medeator one who handles the red flags of grades and attendence because the Kids get home before the parnets. We want to wipe out the stero type that were just to busy.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2004
No way is the average class size less then 30 students. Unless you include special education classes which are about 10 students per teacher and required by law. Classes have at least 40 students and many of them have much more then that. Halls are way to croweded and because of the massive number of students lunch is also an issue.

- submitted by a former student
January 22, 2004
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- submitted by a community member
December 27, 2003
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- submitted by a student
November 15, 2003
There is too much vilence in this school teachers don't seem to care.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
Great Programs and A.P courses.

- submitted by a former student
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American Senior High School
18350 Northwest 67th Avenue, Hialeah, FL  33015
(305) 557-3770
Last modified American Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 8-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
American Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 61 reviews. Top